Concert “né so”

next live show
06 juil 2018 – Vienne, France
09 juil 2018 – London, UK

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Dream Mandé Djata

Dream Mandé – Djata is a musical monologue written by Rokia Traoré. It is based on parts of the story of the Mandinka epic. The text is told in english (or french) and sung in bambara by Rokia Traoré, interwoven with classics performed by Mamadyba Camara on kora and Mamah Diabaté on n’goni.

on stage

September 22 
Maubeuge , France

November 18
Abbaye de Fontevraud , France

Dream Mandé Bamanan Djourou

Dream Mandé Bamanan Djourou is a music show based on covers of traditional Bambara songs and adaptations of French songs (Jacques Brel, Léo Ferré). Five musicians and six female singers led by Rokia Traoré are taking part in the show, made of vocal and instrumental arrangements of traditional melodies, resulting in an artistic body of work which, in the end, deviates significantly from traditional music and offers outstanding harmonies and rhythms.

Rokia Traoré, voice & guitar
Mamadyba Camara, Kora
Mamah Diabaté, Ngoni
Habib Sangaré, Bolon
Adama Koné, Guitar
Aliou Coulibaly, Calebasse

Michèle Kaniba Traoré, choir
Fatim Kouyaté, choir
Dassoun Diabaté, choir
Kadidiatou Sangaré, choir
Virginie Dembélé, choir
Aliou Kouyaté, choir

on stage

8 mars 2018 – Cenon, France

9 mars 2018 – Boulogne-Billancourt, France

12 mars 2018 – Hambourg, Germany

13 mars 2018 – Annecy, France

14 mars 2018 – Aosta, Italy

16 mars 2018 – Grenoble, France


Key-speaker, European Jazz Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia
23 Septembre 2017

The theme chosen for the 2017 Conference is “What if…”. To confront the growing racism, xenophobia, fear of diversity and nationalisms, the Conference of this year would like to explore how music professionals can tackle these issues, and how music and creativity can help “looking into the unknown”.

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foundation Passerelle

Autumn 2017: Opening of the BLUES FASO venue within the cultural space ECP in Bamako. : new website coming soon